Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Merative, Micromedex®

US Brand Name

  1. Precedex


Dexmedetomidine injection is used to help you sleep (sedate) before or during surgery or other medical procedures. This medicine is also used to sedate intubated and mechanically ventilated patients during treatment in the intensive care unit (ICU).

This medicine is to be given only by or under the direct supervision of your doctor.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Solution